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Legislative Updates

New postal reform bills are in the works

When your congressional representatives return to Washington next week after their Memorial Day recess, key lawmakers will have their sights set on postal reform legislation. In fact, postal bills are being drafted in both chambers right now, so we could be mere weeks away from seeing officially introduced legislation starting to move. Click here to read more.

With Congress beginning to turn its attention to the Postal Service, we need every single NALC member to make sure any postal bills under consideration preserve and strengthen our delivery networks, our services and our jobs.

You can start right now: Tell your members of Congress—in the House and in the Senate—that any postal legislation that calls for service cuts (such as proposing postal holidays, eliminating mail delivery on Saturdays or eliminating door-to-door delivery) is unacceptable. And ask your congressional representatives to pass that message along to their colleagues—Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and Elijah Cummings (D-MD), and Sens. Ron Johnson (R-WI) and Tom Carper (D-DE)—who are drafting postal legislation and who need to hear our message.

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